The artist will add 3 inches (7.5 cm) of extra paint “bleed” to every 4 sides of the canvas. There will still be 1.5 inches (4 cm) of white canvas around all 4 sides of the canvas.
1st Art Gallery offers the option to receive your painting ready to hang or rolled in a tube.
Currently, the frames listed will be only ship up to a certain size. Once the maximum size is reached, the framing option is automatically disabled.
However, if you are interested in stretching or framing a painting larger than 20x24 inches (50x60 cm), please contact one of our customer success associates or let us know in your order notes. We will send you a catalog of our large framing styles and pricing options.
Unframed rolled canvas orders will arrive rolled inside a protective tube with an extra 1.5" white canvas on all sides so you can easily frame it locally.
One of the most talented and influential Classic artists of history, Tiziano Vecelli, was born in 1488 and became considered the sun amidst small stars, quoting the final line of Dante's Paradiso. Titian was a versatile artist known for painting with mastery landscape backgrounds, religious and mythological oil paintings, and portraits.
His style of painting influenced great painters of his time, like Raphael and Diego Velázquez, and became a guideline for Modern western artists, like Edouard Manet. Perfectionist and self-critical, Titian had the habit of keeping some paintings for years in his studio, reworking and constantly improving expressions and details of his works of art.
One of the most famous nude paintings of art history is The Venus of Urbino, completed in 1534. In this masterpiece, Titian portrayed the goddess of love and beauty, Venus, in a sensual pose, reclining on a red couch covered by white silk. Featuring the surroundings that resemble a Renaissance palace, Tiziano painted two maids jumbling through a marriage chest.
Several interpretations were made by scholars of these paintings, but all agree that the artwork has a strong erotic charge. It was said at the time that the woman depicted in the work of art was made to celebrate the Guidobaldo marriage. This symbolism is reinforced by the image of the cassone chest. There is also a dog on the bed, very similar to the dog in the portrait of Eleonora Gonzaga, Guidobaldo's mother.
Venus was portrayed holding a bouquet of red flowers in her right hand while her other hand covers her private parts. She uses a bracelet and earrings made of gold and precious stones, in harmony with her blonde hair and the color blend used on the dog. The artist represented the palace with rich details. The floor was painted with a beautiful marble texture with a brown color palette. On the wall, Titian added tapestry featuring golden and black colors, drawn with care and giving a feeling of warmth for the scene.
The oil painting remained in possession of the Duke Guidobaldo's court until 1624, when the Della Rovere family moved to Pesaro, displaying the canvas in the Villa Imperiale. In 1633, The Venus of Urbino was added to the Medici family's collection after the marriage of Vittoria Della Rovere with Ferdinando II, Grand Duke of Tuscany. In the year 1736, this astonishing masterpiece moved to Uffizi Gallery, where it remained.
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Important Notes About Your Painting:
If you have any request to alter your reproduction of The Venus of Urbino 1538, you must email us after placing your order and we'll have an artist contact you. If you have another image of The Venus of Urbino 1538 that you would like the artist to work from, please include it as an attachment. Otherwise, we will reproduce the above image for you exactly as it is.
Free shipping is included in the price of the painting. Once the painting is ready and dry enough to ship, we will roll it and ship it in a sturdy cardboard tube.
We always ship express via courier to ensure your order reaches you as soon as possible - normally within three business days. The total delivery time from the moment you place your order until the package is delivered to your door is normally between three to four weeks.
If, in the unlikely event you were dissatisfied with the painting after reviewing it in person, it can be returned for a full refund for up to 365 days after delivery.
When you receive the painting; you are free to return it for more revisions or else for a full refund minus our actual shipping cost -- which is, on average, $25 per painting.
1st Art Gallery provides a full warranty covering manufacturing and material defects for paintings purchased from our website. The warranty covers damage for normal use. Damage caused by incidents such as accidents or inappropriate use are not covered.
Depending on the degree of damage to the warranted painting, it will either be repaired or replaced. This warranty service is provided free of charge.
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Get hand painted museum quality reproduction of "The Venus of Urbino 1538" by Tiziano Vecellio (Titian). The Reproduction will be hand painted by one of our talented artist. "The Venus of Urbino 1538" by Tiziano Vecellio (Titian) Reproduction will come with Free Certificate of Authenticity that verifies the authenticity of the hand painted fine art reproduction you purchased.
All our artists have at least 15 years of experience. We only hire qualified artists with advanced degrees in Fine Arts who have completed a dissertation in European or American art.
We only use the highest quality oil paint and finest available canvas. We insist on sourcing our materials from brands that have been in business for at least a century or more.
Our most senior artists, those who have at least 25 years experience, carefully examine each and every painting that comes out of our studio. No order is shipped before it meets our standards, which are the highest in the industry.
Some companies claim to be selling handmade paintings when in fact they use printing presses and screening methods to speed-up the reproduction process and lower costs. We've been selling genuine handmade online since 2003!
When purchasing a painting on its own, it will arrive rolled inside a secure tube with an extra 1.5" of white canvas on all sides so you can easily frame it in any local frame shop.
You may choose to purchase your painting framed, in which case, it will arrive "ready to hang". We offer more than 20 beautiful models, all hand finished and expertly assembled by our experienced framers.
Note that for safety reasons we can only frame up to a certain size. Once the maximum size is reached the framing option is automatically disabled.
If you are planning to frame your painting yourself, use an existing frame, or frame it locally, you may choose to order your painting with a stretching service, meaning that it will arrive mounted on wooden bars.
If you're considering not framing your painting at all, you may opt for a Gallery Wrap. The term Gallery Wrap refers to the way the canvas is stretched, which is by wrapping it around thick stretcher bars, about 1.5 inch thick, with the canvas being secured to the back rather than the sides of those bars.
All orders ship with UPS, FedEx or DHL and will arrive directly to your home or office. A tracking number will be emailed to you as soon as the order leaves our studio so you can track it online. All orders ship express and usually arrive within 4-5 days from the shipping date. Due to shipping restraints, many of our framed, stretched, and oversize paintings may take 6-21 days for arrival depending on the safest route determined by the postal service.